Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 - 89
Rank change year-on-year - +89 -
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 5 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.54% - 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% - 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 - £31,851
10th Percentile £34,750 - £29,916
90th Percentile £51,250 - £34,216
North East median annual salary £37,500 - £31,851

Non-Functional Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 794 968 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 85.84% 83.66% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 696 804 754
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,225 £24,000
90th Percentile £64,063 £60,000 £57,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Non-Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Non-Functional Testing in Tyne and Wear

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for Non-Functional Testing in Tyne and Wear

Non-Functional Testing
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gateshead - 4 £37,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £47,500 -
Non-Functional Testing
North East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5 Canvas
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Cordova
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) SMS
3 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) JMeter
1 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (40.00%) Ranorex
1 2 (40.00%) Robot Framework
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Cordova
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5 Canvas
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) ATDD
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared